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Grantham Priory Ruskin Academy rated ‘Outstanding’

Grantham’s Priory Ruskin Academy has been rated 
‘Outstanding’ by school 
inspectors Ofsted.

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Paul Fixter, of GAIN, receives a donation of money and chocolate selection boxes from Noel Reeves and Chris Reeves at Rocket print and Promotions

Grantham autism support group given generous donation by firm

A town support group was surprised and grateful when a local company offered it a cash donation and chocolates.

Health
South Kesteven boosted by third phase of county broadband programme

South Kesteven boosted by third phase of county broadband programme

Rural parts of South Kesteven will be targeted in the third phase of the Lincolnshire Broadband Programme.

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Chris Wheatley

Billingborough cyclist awarded six-figure sum after suffering brain injury in accident

A cyclist who was seriously hurt in a road traffic accident has been awarded a six-figure sum after a brain injury sustained in the collision left him unable to work.

Transport
Emlyn Wright and Jackie Whatley of Stretch and Flex with the nurses of St Barnabas on the day of the donation.

Grantham footballers play in memory of friend who died of brain cancer

Footballers have raised £360 for a hospice in memory of a friend who died of brain cancer.

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Gussy and Ethal Powney

Gussy the pony delights Grantham care home residents

Residents at a Grantham care home had a very special visitor last week in the form of a pony called Gussy.

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Grantham Hospital campaigners

Grantham Hospital campaigners remain defiant as A&E stays closed overnight

Councillors and protesters have expressed their anger and disgust following this morning’s decision to keep Grantham A&E closed at night.

Health
Lincoln Crown Court

Grantham hoax bomb pair are spared jail

Two men who attempted to place a hoax bomb on a Grantham street were spared jail after a court heard it was a “scary prank.”

Crime
Grantham Hospital

Grantham A&E to stay closed overnight

Campaigners shed tears this morning and voiced their anger as it was announced that Grantham A&E unit is to remain closed overnight.

Health
Midwives, parents and centre staff attended the launch of the new maternity hub.

New Grantham maternity hub provides parents with all services ‘under one roof’

Parents will now be able to benefit from multiple services under one roof following the launch of a new maternity hub.

Health
Gritter lorries in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire gritters used more than 4,200 tons of salt on roads over the weekend

Lincolnshire’s gritters have covered a distance equal to a trip to the South Pole and back over the last few days.

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Nick Boles, Conservative

Nick Boles to meet health secretary

MP raises Grantham A&E with Theresa May

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Sam and Sarah Needham with their children Alexander and  Holly.

Grantham Children’s Disabled Society - Santa surprise at families’ lunch

Father Christmas took time out of his busy schedule to surprise families at Grantham Disabled Children Society’s (GCDS) annual Christmas meal last week.

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Councillor Charmaine Morgan

Grantham Hospital campaigners urge support

Trust to settle A&E fate

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Loraine Doherty is the latest addition to the team.

New Grantham salon is ‘full package’

A new salon has opened its doors in Grantham town centre.

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Lincoln Crown Court

Incendiary device containing petrol was left in Grantham street ‘as a joke’, court told

A 35-year-old man has admitted attempting to place an incendiary device on a street in Grantham.

Crime
The Rector of St Wulfram's Church, Fr Stuart Cradduck, and the Mayor of Grantham, Coun Mike Cook, officially opened the King's School Toy Bank this year.

Grantham King’s School Toy Bank lights up children’s Christmas

Many children will have toys under their Christmas tree this year thanks to the Toy Bank run by the King’s School.

Education
Walton Girls' High School

Grantham Journal letter: Do not fear for Walton

I refer to Dr Kim’s letter in last week’s Journal regarding the proposal submitted by school governors to the Department for Education with the unanimous approval of the Board.

Your Say
Volunteers Pat Hiley and Linda Dawson will help run the cafe

Grantham church launches new community cafe

Balloons and banners marked the opening of a new community cafe last week.

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Police are warning residents to lock their vehicles

Police issue warning after series of thefts from cars in Grantham

Police in Grantham are warning residents in the Grantham area to remain vigilant after eight unlocked vehicles had property stolen from them over the weekend.

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